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Clara Catherine McPhail

August 12, 1921 August 10, 2016
Clara Catherine McPhail
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Obituary for Clara Catherine McPhail

Clara Catherine McPhail, nee Bazan, age 94, longtime resident of Oak Park. Beloved wife of the late Philip; loving mother of Jean (Larry Berlin) McPhail, Joyce McPhail Seremek, and Janet (David) Banas; cherished grandmother of Ace (Diana), Jordan (Theresa), Katherine (Samuel), Jennifer (Timothy), Matthew, Abigail; great-grandmother of Liam and Dashiell; dear sister of the late Chester (Millie) and the late Emily (the late William); fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Friday, August 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Family and friends are asked to meet Saturday, August 13th at Ascension Church, 808 S. East Ave., Oak Park, for a 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Franciscan Sisters of Chicago (for sister’s retirement fund), 11500 Theresa Dr., Lemont, IL 60439 or Visiting Nurses Association Foundation, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383 (\give) are appreciated.

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4:00 PM 8/12/2016 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/12/2016 9:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




9:30 AM 8/13/2016 9:30:00 AM
Ascension Church

808 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304

Ascension Church
808 S. East Ave. Oak Park 60304 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Emblem Cemetery Final Resting Place

520 E. Grand Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

520 E. Grand Ave Elmhurst 60126 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Franciscan Sisters of Chicago

11500 Theresa Drive
Lemont, IL 60439
(For their retirement fund)

Visiting Nurses Association Foundation

2401 Valley Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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